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What is in the Proposed Marijuana Legalization Bill?

What is in the Proposed Marijuana Legalization Bill?

Minnesota state legislators just released their proposal to legalize marijuana in the State of Minnesota.  With DFL control of the House, Senate and Governor’s office, legalized marijuana is likely to become the law in some form.  It still has hurdles to get through,...

Reasonable Suspicion for a DWI Charge: Is Swerving Enough?

Reasonable Suspicion for a DWI Charge: Is Swerving Enough?

Here’s a situation our Minnesota DWI lawyers frequently encounter: a driver is stopped on suspicion of DWI. When they ask the law enforcement officer why they were pulled over, they learn that they have been accused of swerving while driving. If they are subsequently...

Common Questions Regarding Gun Rights

Common Questions Regarding Gun Rights

With so much recent talk about gun laws, it’s important for Minnesotans to remain informed about their rights and responsibilities. We sat down with Dea Cortney, one of Sieben Edmunds Miller’s criminal defense attorneys, to discuss the laws pertaining to those who...

New MN THC Law  Q&A

New MN THC Law Q&A

Certain THC products made from hemp recently became legal in Minnesota. In this post, we answer some of your most commonly asked questions. Which types of products has the new law legalized? The recently-passed health and human services policy-only omnibus bill...

How Long Does A DWI Stay On Your Record in Minnesota?

How Long Does A DWI Stay On Your Record in Minnesota?

A DWI conviction can make life very difficult. It may affect your ability to get a new job, rent a house or apartment, or travel to countries with strict DWI laws. Understandably, many people who have been convicted of a DWI wonder how long they’ll have to deal with...

Should I Sign My Traffic Ticket If I Did Nothing Wrong?

Should I Sign My Traffic Ticket If I Did Nothing Wrong?

You should always do your best to protect your rights during an interaction with law enforcement  – just because a police officer asks you to do something, it doesn’t mean you are required by law to agree. Law enforcement officers are eager to issue tickets, so the...

Three Forgery Charges in Minnesota

Three Forgery Charges in Minnesota

Were you recently arrested for forgery? You may be wondering how seriously to take this charge. After all, using a fake ID or selling a pair of knockoff Nikes may not seem like a big deal. But you should know that any forgery charge can lead to time in prison and...

Is Hungover Driving Illegal in Minnesota?

Is Hungover Driving Illegal in Minnesota?

If you’re on the mend from a big night out drinking, you may be experiencing the unpleasant effects of a hangover: headache, fatigue, nausea, and general unease. We usually assume that a hangover means we’ve slept off the alcohol and we’re ready to start our day. But...

Minnesota Ignition Interlock For An Out-Of-State DWI?

Minnesota Ignition Interlock For An Out-Of-State DWI?

Many Minnesota drivers have received a DWI in another state, most commonly in Wisconsin. Minnesota and Wisconsin share records, so both states are aware if you get a DWI. This means you may face repercussions in both states, including possible license revocation....

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzers are commonly used by law enforcement when they pull someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. A breathalyzer is an interesting piece of technology that is meant to measure the amount of alcohol in your blood by analyzing your breath. The...

What You Need to Know When Protesting

What You Need to Know When Protesting

“The right of the people to peaceably assemble” is a hallowed right enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Since the creation of our country the right to protest has been one of the tantamount rights that citizens of the United States enjoy.  This...

DO NOT Lie to the Police!

DO NOT Lie to the Police!

Many people in the United States feel safer using a fake ID for many reasons. Some use it for work, or for driving because they don’t have a driver’s license. Others use a fake ID for school. Most people do it because they either can’t get a real ID (such as a...

STOP! For School Buses

STOP! For School Buses

With the pandemic slowing down and the world opening up again, there are more and more vehicles on the road every day, including more school buses. For most of Minnesota, the number of school buses during the pandemic decreased because kids were in distance learning....